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Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, and Joey Funderburk at the Hanger Education Fair

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS — At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk speaks about his bilateral prostheses and journey to get microprocessor knees. Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, speaks about working with Funderburk and how the team came up with new concepts in the design and fabrication of his unique prostheses.
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Joey Funderburk talks about the non-profit charity Grace's Lamp

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS – At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk talked about his work with Grace's Lamp. The non-profit charity provides assistance for the medical…
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AOPA questions BMJ helmet therapy study results

May 5, 2014
Anita Liberman-Lampear, MA, president of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association, released a letter to The New York Times citing concerns about recent study…
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Adult Rehabilitation Transition in Pediatric Patients With Spina Bifida

O&P Business News, May 2014
Samuel Rosenfeld, MD, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, Calif., presented factors in determining the success with which an individual with spina bifida will…
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Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, and Joey Funderburk at the Hanger Education Fair

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS — At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk speaks about his bilateral prostheses and journey to get…
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Joey Funderburk talks about the non-profit charity Grace's Lamp

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS – At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk talked about his work with Grace's Lamp. The non-profit…
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Disadvantaged Preschoolers Struggle with Basic Motor Skills

O&P Business News, June 2010
Disadvantaged urban preschoolers are not only at risk for failure in the classroom – they are likely to struggle on playgrounds and athletic…
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Issues of Compliance in Orthotics

O&P Business News, June 2010
Janet G. Marshall, CPO/LPO
The compliance issue is a dilemma that faces all practitioners, but especially those who have a pediatric patient population. “The orthosis…
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Pediatric Amputations Cost $21.6 Million in 2003

O&P Business News, June 2010
An estimated 956 children and adolescents experienced traumatic amputation-associated hospitalizations in 2003, resulting in 3,967 days…
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Play Nice: Child-Friendly Business Practices

O&P Business News, June 2010
To be successful in pediatrics, O&P practitioners should be fun-loving, open to the unexpected, and knowledgeable of children’s emotional…

Early Night-Time Bracing Sufficient in Stopping Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis Progressions

May 13, 2010
LEIPZIG — Traditionally, idiopathic adolescent scoliosis (IAS) is treated with full-time bracing which can have compliance problems…
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Partnership for Patient Care

O&P Business News, May 2010
In the O&P profession, end users are patients, not customers, and that has a definite impact on their treatment. But in the relationship…
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Limbs for Life Featured on ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ on Sunday

April 30, 2010
The Limbs for Life Foundation of Oklahoma City will be featured on the ABC television show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” at May 2…

Research Improves Lives of Children with Birth Defects

April 19, 2010
University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte researcher Cynthia H. Cassell has devoted her career to improving the lives of families and children…

FDA Requires Device Manufacturers to Include Information on Pediatric Populations

April 7, 2010
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will begin implementing a requirement that device manufacturers provide readily…

HHS Promotes “The Secretary’s Challenge: Connecting Kids to Coverage”

O&P Business News, March 2010
Exactly 1 year after President Barack Obama signed the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA), U.S. Health and Human…
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